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Treat Yourself: Spa Day Suggestions

Life can get crazy. It’s important to slow down and take some time to relax every once in awhile. What better way to do that than a spa day? You can use that time to unwind, destress, and beautify! Here’s … Continue reading

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7 Great Holiday Nail Designs That Will Make You Smile

With the fall and winter seasons come fun times and great holidays. These months bring a variety of celebrations for a diverse amount of people. There’s something to look forward to in the coming weeks and months for everyone!

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What is Esthetics and Why is it a Great Career?

When most people think about beauty school their minds automatically think of cosmetology. What they don’t realize is that there are specific portions of cosmetology that you can choose to specialize in. There are a lot of options of things … Continue reading

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Personality Types That are Completely cut out for Cosmetology

Ever wondered if you’re cut out for cosmetology? We’ll look at a handful of personality types that can make for naturally gifted beauty professionals.  We think anyone with the right drive and passion can pursue cosmetology as a career, but … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Diabetes Fundraiser to be Held July 23

On Thursday, July 23, Phagans will hold a fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association at our NE location. We will provide haircuts and manicures for a minimum donation of $5 throughout the day with all proceeds to benefit the American … Continue reading

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Who’s That Photo-Bombing Bombshell?

If you pay attention to the Phagans Facebook page, you will see one person, more than any other, end up in many of the photos. You can’t miss Miss Betty striking a pose with her hand on her hip and a … Continue reading

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Phagans Students Apply Streaks for Stroke Awareness

On Saturday, May 9, Phagans students set up at Clackamas Town Center for the Streaks for Stroke event, organized by Providence to highlight stroke awareness. For the third year in a row, students put colored streaks in people’s hair to … Continue reading

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Phagans Gives $14k in Scholarships to High School Seniors in Cosmetology

Phagans School of Hair Design gave $14,000 in scholarship funds to four students at the Sabin-Schellenberg Professional Technical Center in Clackamas on Monday, May 18. Eligible students needed to be seniors with a 2015 graduation in the Sabin-Schellenberg cosmetology program.  To apply, … Continue reading

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Anti-Aging Tips for Moms of Every Age

As Mother’s Day approaches, husbands, children, grandchildren, and well-wishers of all stripes are scurrying to find the perfect present for mom. For busy moms, Mother’s Day may be little more than a reminder of the steady march of time. If … Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Samantha Borenheim

I started off in the industry close to 20 years ago doing hair and makeup at Glamour Shot back in the 90’s and managed to salon in high school. Then I went in a very corporate direction. … I really feel like I finally found my home when I started with Phagans. Continue reading

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